1985-03-21 - Chicago, Illinois - University Of Illinois Pavillion


  1. 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
  2. I Will Follow
  3. Seconds
  4. MLK
  5. The Unforgettable Fire
  6. Wire / Give Me Some Truth (snippet)
  7. Sunday Bloody Sunday
  8. The Cry / The Electric Co. / Amazing Grace (snippet)
  9. A Sort Of Homecoming
  10. Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet)
  11. October
  12. New Year's Day
  13. Pride (In The Name Of Love)

  14. encore(s):
  15. Knockin' On Heaven's Door
  16. Gloria
  17. 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet)
Performance notes: The opening band, the Red Rockers, join U2 for 40. Some of the show is filmed by CBS News and Wire is broadcast.
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songs per album

  1. The Unforgettable Fire (6)
  2. War (4)
  3. Boy (2)
  4. October (2)

best song performances

  1. The Unforgettable Fire (5 votes)
  2. Wire (4 votes)
  3. The Electric Co. (3 votes)
  4. A Sort Of Homecoming (3 votes)

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review by ReclinerMan

12 years ago


--Already they're behaving like a big band. Bringing the cameras up the show that the music and people are bigger than "this place."
--Wire was awesome and I loved the John Lennon snippet.
--Sunday Bloody Sunday & The Electric Co. were on fire.
--A Sort of Homecoming is better live, like so many U2 songs.
--Bad felt weak to me. Still haven't found its power yet.
--Pride and 40 exuded power.


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Recording: "Four At Four" - 4 stars


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I'm amazed at the audio quality of this gig, it barely sounds like an audience recording. This gig was strong as well. I think if anything, Bono was out of breath a lot. I bet he was running and jumping and raising the roof to have a magnificent vocal. But it shows his commitment to the people in front of him.

A great find.

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"Four At Four"

  • Origins: Audience microphone, CD Silver
  • Credits: Rick B. (Audio Taper), Red Phantom (Silver Manufacturer)
  • Equipment: Exact Audio Copy EAC (Sound Editor), AKG C460B (Microphone)
  • Lineage: AKG 460 B w/ULS 61 capsule > WM-D5 > Silver-CDs -> EAC -> Flac (Level 6) -> MP3
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  • Downloads: 1416
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Bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
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"Keeping the Faith - Volume 2 (1984-1988) "

  • Origins: CD Silver
  • Credits: The Flying Tigers (Silver Manufacturer)
  • Lineage: The Flying Tigers ‎– FTBX 0035/36/37 (Italy 1994)
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  1. Bono smiles in Chicago '85